Posts Tagged by Parenting
Guest Post Tweens is usually the stage just before children reach their teenage years, although there isn’t any clear definition of the range in years. Usually, experts agree that ages 9 to 14 are considered the tweens. Tweens go through a strong transitional period, that has a lasting impact on their lives and become a […] Continue reading . . .
I was in tears . . . the good kind. 🙂 I was reading the testimony of a young mom, a military wife who lives most of the year as a “single parent” while her husband is out to sea . . . and it brought me to tears . . . the good kind! […] Continue reading . . .
Conference Call on Teaching our Kids Values **From the Power of Moms** TOMORROW – Tues, January 29th at 10am Mountain Time, Richard and Linda Eyre have agreed to do a special call for all participants in the new Alexander’s Amazing Adventures program at Power of Moms (based on the Eyres’ NYTimes Bestseller, Teaching Children Values). During […] Continue reading . . .
Trophy Child – by Ted Cunningham I was contacted to review this book – and was excited to. Why? . . . Because I have the most amazing, special, better-than-average, gifted and talented trophy kids! 🙂 [Hee,hee!] Well . . . actually, I do have amazing kids (we all do – whether they are behaving […] Continue reading . . .
Guest Post – by Jeremy West (AKA – my fabulously and technologically intelligent hubby who is responsible for keeping me online and got me hooked on blogging! He tried his hand at blogging briefly at Unlcepain’s Tech Dojo, but is more well known around the Star Wars fan film community for some of his short […] Continue reading . . .
Oh my dear friends and readers . . . Let me put your fears to rest . . . I have not died. I have not disappeared to some strange land without internet accessability . . . I have not even gone on a month long tropical vacation or cruise . . . [Dang it!] […] Continue reading . . .
Happy Birthday! 17 years ago today, after 30 hours of labor, I finally got to find out just who had been hiding inside of me for 9 months and had made me a mom! I sure do love this boy and am blessed to be his mom! A 17 year journey . . . Raising […] Continue reading . . .
Past Tooth Fairy Prices When I was a kid – I was feeling lucky to get 25 cents for my pearly-whites! Once I even got 35 cents more – because my little sister snuck some of her own money under my pillow to be nice. 🙂 I was in heaven! When my oldest son finally […] Continue reading . . .
Happy Anniversary to my FABULOUS husband of 20 years – Jeremy West! I love you and am looking forward to the next 20 years! I am so happy that God put the two of us together. I know this journey has had it’s ups and downs, but I am so thankful to have a man […] Continue reading . . .
How to talk to your kids (and things you should never say!) I once knew a person that would tell people (in front of her kids) – “I like my kids until they are 13 – then I hate them. This one is still my favorite – because she’s still 12 – but not for […] Continue reading . . .
Just wanted to spread some laughs (or maybe a few tears) over things we all know all too well! Moms – you truly are amazing!! What you do every day, how you do it, why you do it, etc – cannot be replicated by anyone but yourself. You are unique! You are amazing! And this […] Continue reading . . .
My 8 year is daughter is just the most precious thing around! (I know you guys would probably argue that your kids are . . . but I’m sorry . . . this child has that market cornered!) 🙂 We adopted Wendy from Guatemala almost 5 years ago (hard to believe it’s been that long!). […] Continue reading . . .
Do you feel like you just never get everything done each day? Do you long for more hours on the day? Ever wish you had done things differently, or had known then what you know now? Do you live with regrets and guilt of the “should’ve, could’ve, would’ve” kind? I saw this quote today – […] Continue reading . . .
In light of the fact that many of you are new to Mothering Matters this week (thanks to the generous Giveaway going on) – I wanted to say . . . My hope and goal with Mothering Matters is to be an encouragement, support and resource for you moms (and dads). Here are some of […] Continue reading . . .